Posted: 12/06/2012 at 1:15 am
High school winter training: Eastlake Athletic Club in Elkhart is offering a winter strength and conditioning program for high school players. The 10 sessions are Sunday evenings beginning Jan. 20 and skipping March 3. For more information or to register call the club at 264-0611.
ESC winter youth leagues: The Elkhart Sports Center leagues offer divisions for boys in grades 3-6 and 7-8 and girls in grades 3-6 for winter. Cost is $525 per team. Court fees also may apply. First games are Jan. 12. Tourneys conclude in March. For more information visit www.elkhartsportscenter.com.
Elkhart Titans: Tryouts for the Elkhart Titans 9U travel baseball team are being offered. To schedule a tryout, preferably by the end of December, call Bob Smith at 850-9579 or 903-6396. Players must be no older than 10 after May 1.
Michiana Scrappers tryouts: The travel organization is looking for 9U and 14U players to complete its 2013 rosters (ages by May 1, 2013). For a tryout contact director of baseball operations Brian Blondell at email@example.com or 210-3924.
U.S. Baseball Academy in Goshen, SB: Six-week camps directed by area coaches in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy start Jan. 6 at both Goshen College and South Bend Adams High School. Classes are available for players in grades 1-12 and limited to six players per coach. Cost is $99. For more information call 866-622-4487 or visit www.USBaseballAcademy.com.
Eastlake group lessons: A baseball/softball program teaching basics to first- through third-graders is offered at Eastlake Athletic Club in Elkhart. Dates are Dec. 12 and 19, from 5 to 6 p.m. each day. Cost is $30. For more information or to register call the club at 264-0611.
Eastlake Academy camps: The Eastlake Chargers Baseball/Softball Academy is offering a pitcher boot camp Dec. 22, a hitting camp Saturday and hitting/fielding academies that take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays in December. For more information or to register visit www.eastlakeclubs.com or call 264-0611.
Coerver Coaching at ESC: The soccer training method, which involves ball mastery, receiving and passing, moves 1 v 1, speed and group play, is scheduled for nine-week sessions at the Elkhart Sports Center ó Mondays (Jan. 21 and 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25, March 4, 11, 18 for U9-U11 coed, 6-7 p.m.; and U12-U14 boys, 7-8 p.m.), Tuesdays (Jan. 22 and 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26, March 5, 12 and 19 for U12-U14 girls, 6-7 p.m., advanced boys, 7-8 p.m. (by invitation only); and high school boys, 8-9 p.m.; Thursdays (Jan. 24 and 31, Feb, 7, 14, 21 and 28, March 7, 14 and 21) for U12-U14 boys, 6-7 p.m.; and high school girls, 7-8 p.m.; Fridays (Jan. 24, Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22, March 1, 8, 15 and 22) for U9-U11 coed, 5-6 p.m.; U12-U14 girls, 6-7 p.m.; advanced girls, 7-8 p.m. (by invitation only). Cost is $135 per player ($50 deposit to reserve a spot). Early Bird rate by Sunday is $120. To register visit www.elkhartsportscenter.com and click on Camps/Classes.